Cost Controller

Schiedam, Netherlands

Job Reference 1242473

Location Schiedam, Netherlands

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 26, 2024

Position: Cost Controller
Location: Schiedam, Netherlands
Duration of contract: 1 year (renewable)

Key words: Cost Control, Finance, Cost Reporting, Accounting, Oil and Gas

Job Description:
  • PM/PCM/EPM/PPM/Planner/Contract Manager for day-to-day control of allocated projects.
  • Projects Treasury coordinator in respect of Cash Planning and Finance costs.
  • Financial Accountants for proper recording and reporting of data.
  • Foreign offices F&A supervisor in respect of sites administration and finance costs.
  • Internal & external Auditor for ad hoc requests.
  • Suppliers/agents/sub-contractors.


Administer & Monitor all Project Administration/Cost Reporting/Financial aspects of company’s Capex, Lumpsum & rebillable projects.
  • Analyse contract after handover and prepare financial Project Summary for projects above US$ 500k.
  • Ensure that project taxation is properly handled in conjunction with Tax Counsel
  • Prepare and issue monthly Project Financial Forecast in liaison with Project Manager/Project
    Controls Manager & in accordance with month end timetable using e-FS software, for inclusion in Management report. (WP 3.3.1).
  • A thorough monthly tracking of the Percentage of Completion (PoC) including booking of Accruals (check consistency with the physical progress).
  • Prepare the monthly Cash Planning Report (WP 4.1.1). Ensure the S-Curve is consistent with the PoC.
  • Prepare a Manpower Forecast Report in liaison with Project Manager/Project Control
    Manager, using Excel & (e-MF when available).
  • Prepare specific monthly reports at client or partner request.
  • Review and validate change orders in relation with Project Manager/Project Control Manager
    for input in forecast.
  • In liaison with the Project Manager/Procurement Manager, Input budgets in Nadia software.
  • Verify purchase requisitions In Nadia (budgets, amounts and codes) before approval by Project Manager.
  • Issue NBVs and PBVs as necessary, in close cooperation with Project Control Manager.
  • Check incoming invoices against PO and post the cost entry (WP 4.1.3)
  • Obtain approval for payment in accordance with Working Procedures (Matrix of authority level).
  • Control suppliers' payments with e-SR software.
  • Prepare client invoices according to contractual terms with adequate back-up and book accounting records. The draft of client invoice must be reviewed, and transaction posted by the Major project cost accounting Manager and approved by Project Manager. (WP 4.1.2).
  • Prepare & update a Client Register (if applicable).
  • Control client payments allocations in accounting system.
  • Follow up client invoices date of receipt, payments from clients and Issue reminders when necessary, and with the approval of the Project Manager.
  • Prepare project finalization table of provisions. Provisions to be followed until project closing in accounting.
  • Prepare audit files for the semester review.
  • Prepare a Project Finalized Report.

  • Education: Business School or financial accounting related degree,
  • Experience: depending on the position: Over 5 years in costs control (Senior) in an international environment.
  • Specific competencies (knowledge or know how) which are a key factor for the position:
  • Accounting and financial skills.
  • Good IT Literacy.
  • Good human relations skills.
  • Fluent In English.

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